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  • 5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges

     5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges
    Five years after workers were accused of digging up and dumping hundreds of bodies in a scheme to resell burial plots, Burr Oak Cemetery is trying to overcome the scandal and reassume its place in preserving Chicago's African-American history. But...
  • PASSINGS: George W. Hilton

    PASSINGS: George W. Hilton
      George W. Hilton UCLA professor chronicled railroad and shipping history George W. Hilton, 89, a retired UCLA professor, author and transportation economist known for his study of railroads and shipping, died Aug. 4 of heart failure in Columbia,...
  • Deceptions du jour for the summer

    Deceptions du jour for the summer
    Ten years ago, I compiled a list of some of the travel industry's false and misleading pricing techniques, using the metaphor of a man who observed various promotions as he walked along a city street. First, he saw an appliance dealer featuring a "side-...
  • William J. "Will" Gallagher, 1927-2014

     William J. "Will" Gallagher, 1927-2014
    William J. "Will" Gallagher painted Chicago scenes, often from the perspective of the condo where he lived above Michigan Avenue. "His watercolors were luminous, full of light and big views," said friend and fellow painter Robert Andrew Parker. "He...
  • Celebrity Reflection introduces new video game technology at sea

    GamerHub.tv For those who are familiar with the cruise industry, the Celebrity Cruises brand of ships from Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is known for its luxury at sea. Celebrity also tends to attract an older demographic than Royal Caribbean and other...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Elephant tourism ethics

    Elephant tourism ethics
    For many tourists who visit Asia, riding an elephant is high on their list of "musts," but the ethics of elephant tourism are being questioned by animal-rights groups as well as tour operators. Responsibletravel.com, a British company that bills itself as...
  • Man shot to death at popular Elvis museum Graceland Too

    Man shot to death at popular Elvis museum Graceland Too
    A 28-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday night at Graceland Too, the popular Elvis Presley tourist attraction in Holly Springs, Miss. The shooting occurred about 10:40 p.m. at the shrine to Presley, Holly Springs police said. The home-turned-Elvis-...
  • Chicago's Polk family gives $20 million to Navy Pier

    Chicago's Polk family gives $20 million to Navy Pier
    Chicago’s Polk family, which made its name in furniture and appliance retailing, today announced a $20 million gift to Navy Pier to help upgrade Gateway Park, the 13-acre green space at the entertainment complex’s western entrance. The park,...
  • Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman

    Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman
    Two Santa Barbara men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 62-year-old homeless woman earlier in the week, police said Thursday. Juan Carlos Herrera Romero, 30, and his cousin Gabino Andres Grande Romero, 26, were arrested on...
  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...